Due to illegal drones, five aircraft, including one passenger plane and four cargo planes, were unable to land at Incheon Airport and returned to Gimpo Airport.
According to the Incheon International Airport Corporation today (26th), a Siberian airliner, which was scheduled to arrive at Incheon Airport at 2:50 pm on the same day with 59 passengers, turned to Gimpo Airport.
The Asiana Airlines freighter scheduled to arrive at 1:40 pm, the American Airlines freighter scheduled to arrive at 2:15 pm, the Asiana Airlines freighter scheduled to arrive at 2:25 pm, and the American Airlines freighter scheduled to arrive at 3:10 pm Gimpo Airport Turned to the right.
An official from Incheon International Airport said, "We could not land normally to ensure safety from unidentified flying objects that appear to be illegal drones.
Meanwhile, it is known that aircraft returning to Gimpo Airport will return to Incheon Airport as soon as safety issues are resolved.
(Photo = Courtesy of Incheon International Airport Corporation, Yonhap News)